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New GLAAD report maps long road to full LGBT acceptance, despite historic legal advances

GLAAD surveys conducted by Harris Poll show some Americans still 'very uncomfortable' with LGBT families and co-workers

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GLAAD is on the ground at Creating Change. Come join us!

Heading to the Creating Change conference in Denver this weekend? Or maybe you are already there. In any case, GLAAD staff are hopping on a Southwest Airlines flight this week to share the best practices from our work, and meet with LGBT advocates from across the country. Stop by and say hi.

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Transgender teen missing in Ohio was found safely

Ashley Lane, a 15-year-old transgender teen from Ohio, went missing on Saturday night. Lane was last seen attending the Ohayocon rave at the Columbus Convention Center.

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Study: Transgender children are not confused about their identities

A new study, to be published in the February issue of Psychological Science, finds that transgender children are fully capable of understanding what gender means, as well as their personal gender identities.

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Appeals court denies holding off any longer, marriage equality begins in Alabama February 9

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the state of Alabama’s request to extend a stay in two federal court rulings in favor of the freedom to marry. This means that the stay will expire on February 9th and same-sex couples in Alabama will subsequently be able to marry.

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GLAAD @ Work: Latino LGBT voices in Colorado, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and more

GLAAD's Weekly Update on News, Entertainment and Online Media. To subscribe, click here.

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Transgender woman murdered in LA

Early Saturday morning, Yazmin Vash Payne, a transgender woman of color, was found stabbed to death inside her Van Nuys, California home.

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February 2, 2015

Ireland is moving ahead with more LGBT protections in employment and blood donations

Irish government is aiming to end two more discriminatory practices this upcoming year. Ireland’s health Minister Leo Varadkar, who last week came out as gay, has referred recommendations to revise restrictions on gay men donating blood; while Equality Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has confirmed that religious-run schools and hospitals will by Easter 2015 be prevented from firing staff for being gay, divorced or an unmarried parent.

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February 2, 2015

Church of England Evangelical leader Jayne Ozanne comes out

In an interview with the Christian Today, Jayne Ozanne, Church of England Leader, has come out.

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